May 23rd Meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee

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Montpelier, VT – The Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee (FNWPC) of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (VT NDCAP) will hold its third meeting of 2022 on Monday, May 23, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM.  This meeting will be conducted primarily as a webcast and teleconference.  However, in accordance with Vermont Open Meeting Law, the following physical location will be available for those wishing to attend this meeting in-person:

First Floor

118 Elliot Street

Brattleboro, VT 05301

Limited parking is available behind the building.  Additional parking is available at the Brattleboro Transportation Center Parking Garage located one block east of the meeting site.  Facemasks are encouraged for all meeting attendees.  Social distancing will be enforced. 

Webcast meeting access is available via the following Microsoft Teams weblink: 

Join VT-NDCAP Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee Meeting

While this weblink will broadcast both the video and audio portions of the webcast, the meeting audio will also be available from the following teleconference connection:

(802) 552-8456 - OR - (802) 828-7228

Conference ID: 557 345 274#

Additional instructions for joining VT NDCAP Microsoft Teams meetings are available from the following links:

https://publicservice.vermont.gov/sites/dps/files/documents/Logging_into_MS_Teams.pdf

https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/teams-meeting-toolbar-guide

At this meeting, the Committee will discuss next steps in assessing current Federal nuclear waste policies.  Potential ideas for publicizing Advisory Opinions published by the Full Panel will be discussed.  Representatives from Holtec International will discuss the company’s plans for long-term monitoring and aging management of spent fuel storage systems, such as those currently used at the Vermont Yankee site. 

The Committee meeting will run no more than 2 hours.  Due to the broad scope of the several topics to be discussed by the Committee, opportunities for members of the public to speak during the meeting may be limited.  Members of the public are encouraged to provide written questions and comments in advance via VT NDCAP’s email address at PSD.NDCAP@vermont.gov.  All emails sent to the Committee become public record and may be published on the VT NDCAP website (https://publicservice.vermont.gov/electric/ndcap) or the Committee’s webpage.

Further information regarding the Committee’s activities to date is available online at the Committee’s webpage:

https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/vt-ndcap-federal-nuclear-waste-policy

Questions regarding the Committee’s May 23 meeting or any other VT NDCAP meeting may be directed to State Nuclear Engineer Tony Leshinskie via the contact information noted above. 

Vermont Department of Public Service

Date: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 12:00pm